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Title: Waldseemüller map case
Description: Retired NIST physicist Charles Tilford, a consultant to the Library of Congress, attaches apparatus to replace air in the encasement with inert argon gas to help preserve the map.

*MEL, map, America

See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2007_1212.htm#w-map.
Subjects (names): Tilford, Charles
Topics/Categories: Manufacturing--Precision Engineering
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: NIST
AV Number: 07MEL006
Date Created: December 2007
Date Entered: 12/12/2007

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